Library News

Remember us on Extra Give Day, November 16!

November 5, 2018

The Library is joining hundreds of other county non-profit organizations for the Extraordinary Give, Lancaster County’s largest day of online giving! We encourage you to donate to groups that are near to your heart, and we hope that includes Milanof-Schock Library. Please keep in mind that government funds only half of our budget, and the…

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Friends’ Community Yard Sale

August 1, 2018

The Friends of the Library will be holding a community Yard Sale on Saturday, September 8 from 7am to 2pm behind the Library. This is a great opportunity for anyone who wants to have a yard sale but is in need of space or for local vendors looking to sell their wares. Great for artists,…

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Lunch & Learn Focuses on Seniors at Risk

July 18, 2018

On Friday, August 3 at noon, the Milanof-Schock Library in Mount Joy will hold a Lunch and Learn opportunity called “Seniors at Risk” to be presented by Jill Greenstein Weisberg with the Jewish Family Service of Lancaster County (JFS). This program will focus on the urgency of taking care of low-income seniors who need help…

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Library Takes to the Air Waves!

June 28, 2018

The Milanof-Schock Library in Mount Joy will take part in a WHP580 radio interview to air on Saturday, July 7 during the 7am hour. Michael Parks of the Michael Parks Show on WHP580 will interview Barbara Basile, the director of the library, and Jan Betty, coordinator extraordinaire of the Library’s youth services. Barbara and Jan…

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Library Celebrates National Summer Learning Day July 12

June 28, 2018

National Summer Learning Day is a national advocacy day aimed at elevating the importance of keeping kids learning, safe and healthy every summer, ensuring they return to school in the fall ready to succeed in the year. The Milanof-Schock Library wants to send a powerful message that summers matter, and they offer an opportunity to…

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Hospice to Hold End-of-Life Planning Open House at the Library

April 26, 2018

End-of-Life Planning is often an uncomfortable topic of discussion among family members. The One More Sunset event is being offered to provide information on a variety of important topics so that making a plan is a little easier. The businesses at this event are here to provide information and answer questions – they will not attempt…

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Plant Exchange Rescheduled Due to Lack of Interest

April 26, 2018

The Plant Exchange scheduled for Saturday, April 21 was rescheduled for Saturday, May 5 from 10 – 1. Please bring a plant if you are able, but not required. The Garden Where you Can lecture will be held in the Library’s program room at 11:00 a.m.

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